Department of Human Services Releases 2022-2023 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Proposed State Plan; Public Hearings Scheduled
The Department of Human Services (DHS) has released the 2022-2023 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Proposed State Plan for public review and comment.
For those who don’t know, LIHEAP is a critical program that keeps low income families’ heat on during the coldest months of the year. For more information about LIHEAP, please visit these resources from the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project.
DHS will hold three virtual public hearings to allow testimony on the proposed State Plan:
- Tuesday, June 28, 2022
10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Call in: (267) 332-8737 Conference ID: 201733051# or
- Thursday, July 7, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Call in: (267) 332-8737 Conference ID: 263818053# or
- Tuesday, July 12, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Call in: (267) 332-8737 Conference ID: 880597729# or
If you wish to testify on the proposed State Plan at one of the above hearings, you must arrange a time to testify by calling (717) 772-7906. Persons from outside the Harrisburg area should call (800) 692-7462 or send a written request, including telephone number, to the Division of Federal Programs and Program Management, Department of Human Services, CoPA HUB, Suite 240/250, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675.
You may also submit written comments at any of the public hearings, by e-mail to LIHEAPmail@pa.gov, or by mail to the previously listed address by July 16, 2022.
Persons with a hearing or speech impairment may submit comments through the Pennsylvania Telecommunications Relay Service by calling 711.